units

MGW1100

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedMalaysia First semester 2014 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Adlina Ahmad (Malaysia); Ms Leane Coetzee (South Africa)

Synopsis

This unit is designed to develop students' awareness of communication issues within organisational settings and their own capacity as professionals to communicate effectively. The unit emphasises the importance of effective communication both oral and written, introduces models of communication and focuses on communication as process and transaction. Overall the unit is designed to allow students the opportunity to explore the ways in which intrapersonal, interpersonal, group and organisational communication are experienced within organisations.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. describe the major theories underpinning managerial communication
  2. examine the relationships between different managerial communication theories and concepts
  3. discuss managerial communication in the context of organisational examples
  4. compare and contrast verbal and nonverbal messages and examine their impact on interpersonal communication
  5. extend skills in written and oral expression as relevant to the unit assessment tasks.

Assessment

On-campus: Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Off-campus: Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

3 hours per week

Prohibitions

MGF1100, MGG1100, MGF2100